Re: New Greenbrier Co. Sheriff

Dear Editor: In regards to Derek Teaney’s letter of 14 January, 2017, this gentleman has failed to understand that the replacement of Jan Cahill as sheriff does not entail “running for office” as a candidate. Also, this gentleman forgets that Mr. Cahill was unopposed in the primary election or general election and therefore had many Republicans More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Open letter to Sen. Manchin and Sen. Capito

To: Senator Joseph Manchin 306 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC, 20510 Phone: 202-224-3954 Senator Shelley Moore Capito 172 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-6472 Dear More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Replacing what works with what sounds good

Dear Editor: In the 1930s, Frank W. Tuckwiller (D) was elected to the WV Senate. In the mid-1950s, Senator Tuckwiller lead the Democrats for Underwood as Governor of West Virginia. In the mid 1960s, Capt. Frank More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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The Lie, Once Again

Dear Editor: Mr. Zafros, your last letter is most like your earlier letters, tell a lie often enough and people will believe it. A quote from my last letter, “now have a chance to reward the doers and the makers More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Ronceverte sewer plant dumping raw sewage into river?

Dear Editor: A little over five years ago, I started walking for exercise. The Island Park in Ronceverte has a nice paved track so a friend of mine and I started walking there. After a while we decided to start More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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A Good Start

To the Editor: Giving credit where credit is due, I want to thank Frank Tuckwiller for listing the issues that are of concern to him now that the election is over. Debate is good, and whether we agree or not on More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Democracy? What democracy?

Dear Editor: For the second time in the last five presidential elections, the candidate with the most votes didn’t win. That means that two of the three recent presidents (Bush and Trump) will have taken office More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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LOL, but an OPPORTUNITY

Dear Editor: Yes – Mr. Greg Zafros, now we have a chance to reward the doers and the makers of this country and re-educate all of those “college students” who neither make nor do and are so traumatized More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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FERC in the pockets of the energy industry

Dear Editor: I read nearly the entire 700+ page Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) which was released in mid September. There is virtually no hope of getting the Federal Energy More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Halloween memories

Dear Editor: The Halloween Festival, the first for Lewisburg, went over really well, a lot of people came out for it,everyone enjoyed it. Because it was something new and different. Some people think that the City More...